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Impact case studies: History

Check out some research impact case studies from our Department of History.

Informing Holocaust education in the UK


Professor David Cesarani’s research on modern Jewish history and the Holocaust informed Holocaust education in the UK and influenced policy debates around Holocaust memorialisation and post-Holocaust issues domestically and internationally.

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Impacting UK's cultural life with exhibitions

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Research by Professor Amanda Vickery, Professor Sandra Cavallo and Dr Jane Hamlett into the history of material culture has had an impact on the UK’s cultural life, economy and public understanding by underpinned exhibitions attended by tens of thousands of visitors, including at two national museums.

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Contributing to legal changes regarding discrimination

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Professor Humayun Ansari and Dr Akil Awan’s research into Muslim society in modern Britain has contributed to legal changes regarding discrimination on the grounds of religion and provided guidance to the British and US governments on Muslim community affairs and Islamic activism.

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Engaging public in today's historical profession


Professor Justin Champion’ research into political and religious freedom in the 17th century, and the public responsibilities of Enlightenment intellectuals, has had a ground-breaking impact on the ethics of public engagement in today’s historical profession.

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